A French weblog was designed by Iriv to make the GRIT project available to French stakeholders at- https://grit-france.blogspot.com/
dr Bénédicte Halba
Bénédicte Halba is doctorate in Economics (University Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne, 1996). In 1997, she created the IRIV – a research institute specializing in non-formal and informal learning acquired through voluntary experience or a migratory path. Diversity has become a key topic of the iriv since 2013. She has written or co-authored several books since 1995, edited the 5 books published by iriv since 1998, its biannual electronic journal since 2004 and a newsletter on diversity since 2016. She has participated, initiated or led more than 50 European or national projects since 1997. She has taught at the University since 2000 in France and in Europe (Austria and United Kingdom). She was administrator of several associations (2007-2017). She has been a member of the scientific committee of the Swiss foundation ECAP since 2015 and of the association committee of the Order of Chartered Accountants (OEC, Ile de France) since 2017. Each month she devotes herself to actions carried out by iriv among a migrant audience at the Cité des Métiers and among youngsters in Massy (www.club-iriv.net) since 2013.
Camilla Bistrussu is graduate in Master of Science “Organizational Psychology: Human Resources, Marketing and Communication” at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan (Italy). In 2019, she carried out an internship in the Human Resources of Coesia S.p.a. At Iriv, Camilla is involved in different European projects combining a French and European implementation tackling the issue of diversity (learning, learners and environments).
Gizem Dere, is a graduate in Migration and Interethnic Relations (Master 2, University Paris Diderot University, 2019). She holds a Master in Sociology at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS, 2018). She defended a thesis about the professional integration of young people of Turkish origin in Ile de France. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science at the Galatasaray University (Istanbul, Turkey, 2016). Previously she had realized a European Voluntary Service (EVS) during one year in Tours (France). At iriv, Gizem participates in projects about migration and youth issues. For the GRIT project, she has been in charge of a series of tests among youngsters at the Collège Denis Diderot (Massy, June 2019).
Yazin Gunay is graduate in Migration and Interethnic Relations (Master 2, Paris Diderot University, 2019). He defended a thesis on the Turkish community in Paris. A native of Istanbul (Turkey), he graduated from Galatasaray University (2016) and holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. He also completed an Erasmus year at the University Paris 1 (2015). He was an intern at the United Nations Development Program (UNPD) in Istanbul – the Regional Hub where he has been studying security issues in Eastern issues (2018). At iriv, Yazin participates in projects about migration and youth issues. For the GRIT project, he has contributed to the design of the French tools and been in charge of a series of tests among youngsters at the Collège Denis Diderot (Massy, June 2019).
She holds a master’s degree in international law from the University of Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne and a master’s degree in public law from the University of Paris VIII Vincennes Saint-Denis. She did a first internship at Avens Lehman & Associés, specializing in business law, she then completed a second internship at AZM Design & Build, a technical design office. In December 2020, she was a legal writer at the Directorate of Migration and Integration of the Prefecture of Seine-Saint-Denis (Ile de France). For the GRIT, Nakany translated several articles into French for the ebook and sought out key French players to disseminate it among a wide audience. She was also associated with another European project, CLASS, with college students by preparing, conducting and summarizing a 5-day training course dedicated to misinformation “Cybercitizens against disinformation”.
She is a preparatory class graduate in humanities and social sciences and a Bachelor of Information and Communication student at Censier (University Paris III- Sorbonne Nouvelle). In 2021, she volunteered for the Terre solidaire association, as an assistant to the network communications manager. Since 2017, she has been giving French lessons to a young English speaker during her travels in Ireland. In high school, she participated in the monthly publication of the Journal of High School Life, which allowed her to discover her vocation for the media and information. For GRIT, Camille translated several articles for the ebook into French and sought out key French players to disseminate it to a wide audience. She was also associated to another European project, CLASS, with college students by preparing, leading and summarizing a 5-day training course on an initiation to disinformation “Cybercitizens against disinformation”.
She studies a Master of International Relations at Sciences Po Paris. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Bilkent University (2019). She graduated in European Studies from Maastricht University (Netherlands) in 2018. She worked at UNFPA-Turkey on a program for gender equality (2018). She did a research internship at the Migration Research Center of Koç University (2017). She has been a volunteer for UNICEF Maastricht and for the Le soleil rises des Villages project. She also participated in round tables organized by the International Republican Institute. In 2020, she worked for The Shibumi Ecological Textiles Company located in Miami (Florida, USA). Ece is participating in the GRIT project and the theme is close to the research thesis she is writing on the education of migrant students (especially non-native speakers) living on the outskirts of Paris.